Flooding and Sandbag Location Update

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sandbags are available for residents concerned about protecting their property from flooding. Property owners are responsible for taking steps and having the necessary equipment to protect their properties from flooding.

Area Location Sandbags Sand
City of Salmon Arm                          City Public Works Yard                       100 - 30th Street SE
Salmon Arm V1E 4N2
Swansea Point Swansea Point Fire Hall 632 Davidson Drive
Swansea Point V0E 2K2
Sicamous District Public Works Yard

1450 Solsqua Sicamous Road
Sicamous V0E 2V4

Silver Creek  Silver Creek Fire Hall 1577 Salmon River Road
Salmon Arm V1E 3H5
Falkland Falkland Fire Hall New Fire Hall-2919 Gyp Road Falkland V0E 1W0 Old Fire Hall-2915 Gyp Road Falkland V0E 1W0
Tappen/Sunnybrae Sunnybrae Community Park 3580 Sunnybrae Canoe Pt Rd
Tappen V0E 2X1
South Shuswap Shuswap Fire Hall #2 2505 Greer Road
Sorrento V0E 2W0
South Shuswap Shuswap Fire Hall #1 1164 Passchendale Road
Sorrento V0E 2W0
Eagle Bay Whitehead Road Boat Launch 4325 Whitehead Road
Eagle Bay V0E 1T0
North Shuswap North Shuswap Community Hall 5456 Squilax Anglemont Road Lee Creek V0E 1M6 Same
North Shuswap Scotch Creek/Lee Creek Fire Hall 3852 Squilax Anglemont Road Scotch Creek V0E 1M0 Same

To report a flooding incident involving immediate danger to life, please call 911.  If an incident could potentially be a risk to public safety, please call the Emergency Operations Centre at 250.833.3351.  Report all other flooding incidents to the Provincial Emergency Reporting Line at 1.800.663.3456.  

Further flooding information and sandbagging tips can be found on the Shuswap Emergency Program web page or on the PreparedBC website.